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Re: [widgets] localizing author

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 04 May 2011 12:54:24 -0400
Message-ID: <4DC184C0.5050409@nokia.com>
To: ext Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
CC: public-webapps@w3.org
On May/4/2011 12:29 PM, ext Marcos Caceres wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just realised that I actually localise my own name in certain 
>> languages
>> (most particularly to ensure that I get my preferred transliterations 
>> when
>> I am publishing). But I cannot do that in config.xml. Likewise, I would
>> like to localise the href for me which would be possible if I could
>> localise the author element but isn't at the moment.
> Yes, this was a mistake.
>> I don't now if this is too late for the current version, in which case
>> please log it as an issue for the future.
> I think it is too late for this version. We have runtimes now at 99% 
> and even 100% conformance and adding this would make most runtimes 
> non-conforming. I think its more important now to push this spec to 
> REC and address these kinds of cases in a future version of the spec.
>> Changing it to allow
>> localisation would mean a change to the schema - and at least to Opera's
>> implementation. I haven't yet checked (I only realised I want to do this
>> but it isn't allowed today) whether we have any preference for making 
>> that
>> change now or later.
> I think we should definitely add this to any future versions of the 
> spec. In fact, authors could actually start using multiple localized 
> author elements today and have them work in the future.
> If it is ok with you, we will add this to a future version of the spec?

FYI, the widget spec "v2" feature list is:

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